About this object

  • Maker:

    unknown

  • ID:

    50.82/1329

  • Production date:

    1911

  • Location:

  • Indian suffragettes on the Women's Coronation Procession of 17 June 1911. The small Indian contingent was organised by Mrs Jane Fisher Unwin (the daughter of Richard Cobden). She and other representatives of the WSPU contacted Indian women living in the UK in the weeks leading up to the procession, organised the decorations and the collection of subscriptions for the elephant banner that cost between £4 & £5. The India procession was part of the 'Imperial Contingent' and intended to show the strength of support for women's suffrage throughout the Empire. On the far left of the image can be seen Lolita Roy who had moved from India to Hammersmith, London with her children in 1901. Lolita, a supporter of female suffrage in India became President of the London Indian Union Society. It is possible the young women also seen in the image were Lolita's daughters.
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  • Measurements

    H 119 mm; W 165 mm (paper)

  • Materials

    paper; ink

  • Last Updated

    2018-07-11

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